Avocado Trees
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damage to young avocado leaves

Zone Tampa, Florida, 33625 | Anonymous added on June 1, 2018 | Answered

I have a young avocado tree that is about 3 to 4 months old and about 12 inches tall, and currently in a 10 1/2 pot. It is kept outside in the pool area that is totally screened in and can get lots of sun. Recently I have noticed tiny pin holes in a few of the leaves and tiny white critters that can barely be seen that fly away when a hand is approaching or if I attempt to wipe them off. They are white, round and as tiny as the pointed tip of a pin and can barely be seen. I think they are responsible for eating the tiny round holes in the leaves. Can you tell what they are and how to get rid of then? Thank You F. Gatto Tampa, Florida

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on June 2, 2018
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